2017 ORS 275.110¹
Order to sell certain county lands
  • exception

(1) When the governing body of a county considers it to be for the best interests of the county to sell any real property acquired in any manner by such county, or any interest therein less than the whole fee, it shall enter an order upon its records directing the sheriff to make sale thereof, and fix the minimum price for which each interest, parcel or group of parcels may be sold and the conditions and terms of sale. The order may be amended from time to time or revoked as the governing body deems proper.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section and ORS 275.120 (Sheriff’s notice of sale) to 275.160 (Sale return) do not apply to the sale of any real property to any other public body or to the sale of any real property that is an industrial facility as defined by ORS 271.510 (Definition of “industrial facility” for ORS 271.510 to 271.540). The sale of industrial facilities shall be made in the manner provided by ORS 271.510 (Definition of “industrial facility” for ORS 271.510 to 271.540) to 271.540 (County or city operation of industrial facility). [Amended by 1981 c.602 §3; 1983 c.494 §2; 1983 c.537 §4; 1983 c.740 §72; 1985 c.565 §43; 2005 c.243 §14]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Prior owner’s purchasing right in “exchange” of foreclosed land, (1974) Vol 36, p 1142; exchange of land purchased with money from County Road Fund, (1982) Vol 42, p 271

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 275—County Lands, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors275.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 275, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano275.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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